Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde

Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was born in Dublin in 1854. He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and Magdalen College, Oxford where, a disciple of Pater, he founded an aesthetic cult. In 1884 he married Constance Lloyd, and his two sons were born in 1885 and 1886.
His novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891), and social comedies Lady Windermere's Fan (1892), A Woman of No Importance (1893), An Ideal Husband (1895), and The Importance of Being Earnest (1895), established his reputation. In 1895, following his libel action against the Marquess of Queesberry, Wilde was sentenced to two years' imprisonment for homosexual conduct, as a result of which he wrote The Ballad of Reading Gaol (1898), and his confessional letter De Profundis (1905). On his release from prison in 1897 he lived in obscurity in Europe, and died in Paris in 1900.

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    • The Picture of Dorian Gray

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Russell Tovey
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    • The Canterville Ghost [Classic Tales Edition]

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    • Oscar Wilde's Humor Deserves to be Lingered Over

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-22-17

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    • The Importance of Being Earnest

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Brian Kelly
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
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    • By Elizabeth O. Frost on 09-19-18

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    • Stephen Fry Presents a Selection of Oscar Wilde's Short Stories

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Oscar Wilde's Fairy Tales continue to exert the same pull over the imagination and emotions as they did when he first read them to his children in the 1880s"....

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    • By Jennifer on 09-17-12

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    • The Oscar Wilde Collection

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: James Marsters, Jacqueline Bisset, Alfred Molina, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
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    Four classic comedies from one of the wittiest playwrights in Western literature....

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    • By Anniebligh on 03-31-12

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    • Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde

    • In Aid of the Royal Theatrical Fund
    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Dame Judi Dench, Jeremy Irons, Joanna Lumley, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    • El Fantasma de Canterville y Otros Cuentos

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Javier Jiménez
    • Length: 4 hrs and 59 mins
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    • The Soul of Man

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Josh Smith
    • Length: 2 hrs
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    • By Fredrik Jureen on 03-20-19

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    • The Picture of Dorian Gray

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Kate Petrie
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Picture of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde, written in 1891, is a timeless philosophical classic that is still seen today as an interesting debate on the true meaning of beauty....

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    • Riveting.

    • By shlubbs on 12-20-17

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    • The Selfish Giant

    • An Oscar Wilde Short Story
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    • Length: 9 mins
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